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The Month In Hardcore: July 2020

"It wouldn't be a final Bane show without somebody -- and this is not a joke -- losing their wedding ring," Bane guitarist Aaron Dalbec…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2020 - 3:29 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | June 19, 2020 - 5:21 pm

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Stream Militarie Gun’s Ferocious, Hugely Impressive Debut EP My Life Is Over

Ian Shelton, it would seem, has taken the pandemic as a challenge. The Seattle-born and LA-based Shelton is one of the most creative people currently…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2020 - 11:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | June 19, 2020 - 5:21 pm

Regional Justice Center – “KKK Tattoo”

Regional Justice Center is the fast, turbulent, hallucinatorily angry hardcore punk project led by Ian Shelton, resident of Los Angeles and sometime member of Self…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2020 - 12:14 pm

Regional Justice Center – “Don’t Talk To Me” & “Escape From LA”

Within the fast, brutalist hardcore subgenre known as power violence, the Los Angeles-based collective Regional Justice Center are one of the most interesting things currently…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2020 - 2:41 pm

Self Defense Family – “Jesus Of Nazareth”

When he isn't hosting podcasts or writing podcasts, Patrick Kindlon leads two very different Albany-based punk-adjacent bands. One of those bands, the mighty Drug Church,…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2020 - 12:47 pm

Stream Regional Justice Center’s Institution EP

Ian Shelton formed the LA power-violence collective Regional Justice Center after his younger brother, the 18-year-old Max, was given a years-long prison sentence for assault.
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2019 - 1:01 pm